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The original cultivation tool and, in some situations, still the best. Reversible ploughs offer every conceivable configuration from mounted ploughs to semi-mounted and trailed ploughs, with break-back leg protection, mouldboards, skims and adjustable furrow width options for every soil type.

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Tungsten-tipped points cut ploughing costs for Essex grower

Essex farmer Will Streeter has slashed ploughing downtime and cut costs by kitting out his Kverneland ploughs with durable tungsten carbide tips. His contract farming enterprise near Bishops Stortford is…

RapidLab shallow plough impresses on Dorset farm

Shallow ploughing is nothing new. In fact the practice has been around ever since man decided – some time in pre-history – that inversion tillage was the way forward. Since…

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KV improves road handling of mid-sized LO ploughs

Kverneland’s higher-spec on-land, in-furrow LO mounted ploughs are now available with a pivoting cross-shaft on the headstock to improve road handling. The arrangement offers a 45deg pivot when in the…

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Kverneland reveals new plough ranges

Kverneland has launched a new generation of mounted ploughs ahead of November's Agritechnica show. The new baby model is now the three-, four- or five-furrow 2300, while the 3300 is…

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Pottinger slashes tractor wheel slip with new plough design

Pottinger has launched a new Servo 45 M mounted plough series designed for tractors of 140hp to 240hp. The Servo range is available in four-, five- and six-furrow models and…

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Video: At the Auctions - Rainthorpe Farms sale

Farmers arrived from all corners of the country to see 375 lots get knocked down at one of the largest arable estates in recent years. Farmers Weekly was on hand…

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Test and reviews

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On test: Kverneland’s 2500 S five-furrow iPlough

Kverneland’s iPlough has turned farming's age-old soil folding implement into a computer controlled tool, capable of producing arrow-straight furrows at the touch of a button. However, operators will need an…

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On test: Four-furrow Ovlac ploughs

Since arriving on UK shores in 2012, Ovlac has made a surprisingly large dent in a plough market that has been dominated in recent years by the likes of Kverneland,…

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Six-furrow plough round-up: Specs and prices

If you thought the UK plough market was limited to a handful of well-known brands, think again. We suss out six-furrow offerings from 11 makers. For an implement that took…

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Video: On test - Hubert's seven-furrow plough

Late last year, Suffolk firm Agri-Hire agreed a deal to take on Dowdeswell’s engineering operation with a commitment to restarting plough production on a national scale. Dowdeswell folded last summer,…

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Video: At the Auctions - Rainthorpe Farms sale

Farmers arrived from all corners of the country to see 375 lots get knocked down at one of the largest arable estates in recent years. Farmers Weekly was on hand…

PLOUGHS

Video: On test - Hubert's seven-furrow plough

Late last year, Suffolk firm Agri-Hire agreed a deal to take on Dowdeswell’s engineering operation with a commitment to restarting plough production on a national scale. Dowdeswell folded last summer,…

Dozer plough shifts a lot of soil with not many hp

Suffolk farmer Paul Kerridge designed this furrow-less plough in the second half of 2009 and is about to make a first batch for local farmers. Called the Dozer Plough, it's…

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